Hiring a Family Law Attorney When Adopting a Child

  • 3 Simple Ways To Avoid Probate

    9 August 2016

    As you near the end of your life you might be wondering what you can do to save money on taxes and ensure that your family gets your estate without having to go through long and difficult legal processes. Many people wonder what they can do to avoid probate and instead get their money directly to their loved ones. Here are some things that you can do to avoid probate.

  • Protect Your Reputation By Doing These 4 Things During A DUI Traffic Stop

    26 July 2016

    Charges of driving under the influence and driving while intoxicated are serious and can cause permanent damage to your career, reputation and personal relationships. Because arrests, convictions and penalties for these crimes are easy for anyone to discover and track through online court records systems, social media and traditional media sources, most people who are charged with these crimes find that their legal matters soon become a matter of public record and a danger to their reputation.

  • The New Normal After A Divorce: How To Discuss Child Support With Your Kids

    7 July 2016

    Going through a divorce is inevitably going to be difficult on all members of the family, and kids are usually a bit more in-the-know than their parents think they are. Because children can be very curious about things that aren't explained clearly to them as they adjust to having two divorced parents, they may guess at things and assume the worst. To help prevent your kids making false assumptions about the situation between you and your ex, try to be as forthcoming as you can while protecting them from the drama of the situation.

  • Instances Where A Divorce Attorney May Decide Not To Take On A Case

    21 June 2016

    When someone is served with divorce papers, they will most likely see an attorney for an initial consultation to discuss representation in a court of law. While this initial consultation gives them the chance to see if the attorney is the right fit for their needs, it is also held for the attorney to decide whether to offer their services or not. Here are some red flags attorneys watch out for during this consultation, giving them information they would be better off not taking on the job requested.

  • Congestive Heart Failure: Can You Get Social Security Disability Benefits?

    2 June 2016

    The purpose of social security disability is to provide additional income for an individual who has a medical condition or disability that prevents him or her from working enough hours to obtain enough income to survive. If you or your spouse has congestive heart failure, you might be wondering whether or not social security disability benefits are an option. What is Congestive Heart Failure? Your heart hasn't quit working, but it is weaker because the blood is moving to your heart at a much slower rate.

  • What Do You Need To Prove Child Abuse?

    28 April 2016

    Emotional child abuse is a serious accusation that you shouldn't make without having the other parent can easily lose their custodial or visitation rights, which would be a disaster if based on false allegations. This is why the government will scrutinize your accusations thoroughly before making a decision. So how can you prove that a child is being emotionally abused? Your chances of success are high if these four factors support your claim: 

  • General Rules For Filing A Dog Bite Lawsuit In Hawaii

    28 April 2016

    If you were bitten by a dog, then you should consider the possibility of filing a lawsuit. Such a course of action can allow you to recoup some or all of your financial losses, which can add up to quite a bit. Before deciding if a lawsuit is right for you, you should understand exactly how the law works in your state. To give you an idea, here are some of the most critical laws that will affect any dog bite lawsuit in Hawaii:

  • 4 Things A Judge Will Consider Before Awarding Custody During A Divorce

    7 April 2016

    If you and your spouse have decided to divorce, you may be concerned about how custody for your child will be assigned. If you desire to seek primary custody, you should be aware of some of the criteria that the judge will consider before he or she makes a decision concerning custody. Here are a few things to keep in mind as you pursue primary custody of your youngster: The judge will want a stable living environment for the child.

  • 3 Things You Might Not Realize You Can Claim In Your Personal Injury Case

    23 March 2016

    Being injured in an accident can be frustrating. Not only are you stuck having to try to recover from your injuries, but you also have to deal with the insurance company to try to recover money lost from the accident. The whole process can be rather time-consuming and confusing. To make sure you don't end up losing out on money that you deserve, check out three items that you might not realize you can claim in your personal injury case.

  • Three Tips To Make Your Job As A Landlord Easier

    4 February 2016

    It can be very rewarding and lucrative when becoming a landlord. Whether you choose to hold on to a property that you don't plan on occupying or you want to make some money on the side, renting out a home to tenants can come in handy. Unfortunately, it can also mean dealing with tenants that are not so pleasant. In every landlord's tenure, you have to expect you are going to deal with problems.